The Swedish Room

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Frances Lincoln, Sep 22, 1994 - Architecture - 192 pages
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Each picture in this book could stand alone as a work of art - a testament to Sweden's innate sense of style. Period by period, house by house, breathtaking images and elegantly authoritative text focus on those special features of the traditional Swedish room that have made it one of the major influences on decorating today.

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About the author (1994)

Lars Sj÷berg had a 36-year career at the National Museum in Sweden, and for many of those years he was Senior Curator in the Department of the Royal Castles Collections. During that time he worked on the exhibitions Empire Style, Thought and Form in Rococo and The Sun and the Polar Star(Stockholm and Paris). Since 1990 he has been a consultant onreproduction 18th-century furniture for the National Board ofAntiquities and IKEA. He is the author of over fifteen books,including The Swedish Room.

Ursula Sj÷berg, who is married to Lars Sj÷berg, is a writer and an art historian who specializes in Swedish architecture and interior design of the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-centuries. She is a curator of fine art at Bukowski's auction house in Stockholm.

Ingalill Snitt specializes in architecture and interior designphotography, and also directs television commercials. Herbooks of photography include Splendore di Sicilia, Swedish - Light,Shape, Architecture, Living in Norway and two with Lars Sjoberg:The Swedish Room and The Swedish House. Her work is regularlyfeatured in magazines including Elle, Marie Claire, Architectural Digest and The World of Interiors.

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